Semenya not retiring from athletics despite football career

Semenya, a two-time Olympic 800-metre champion, signed for JVW this week and will be able to make her debut in the SAFA Sasol Women’s League in 2020. However, the 28-year-old insists she has not called time on her track and field career. “Being a footballer doesn’t mean I’m no longer a track and field athlete,” she wrote on Twitter. “Just making things clear.” Semenya will miss the World Athletics Championships later this month after a Swiss court reversed prior rulings that allowed her to compete while she appealed against controversial IAAF regulations. The South…

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